Edward August Juergens

8 August 1882–6 February 1953 (Age 70)
Danville, Vermilion, Illinois, United States

The Life of Edward August

When Edward August Juergens was born on 8 August 1882, in Danville, Vermilion, Illinois, United States, his father, Frederick Christian Juergens, was 26 and his mother, Mary Rosina Swab, was 23. He married Augusta Marie Luessen on 25 June 1908, in Hamilton, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 4 daughters. He lived in Troy Township, Fountain, Indiana, United States in 1930 and Fountain, Indiana, United States in 1935. He died on 6 February 1953, in Illinois, United States, at the age of 70, and was buried in Danville, Vermilion, Illinois, United States.

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Edward August Juergens
Augusta Marie Luessen
Marriage: 25 June 1908
Frank William Juergens
Fredrick H. Juergens
Ruth F. Juergens
Marian G. Juergens
Frieda M. Juergens
Marie Juergens

Spouse and Children

25 June 1908
Hamilton, Ohio, United States


    Frank William Juergens


    Fredrick H. Juergens


    Ruth F. Juergens



    Frieda M. Juergens


+1 More Child

Parents and Siblings

    Frederick Christian Juergens


    Mary Rosina Swab




World Events (8)

1885 · The First Skyscraper

Age 3

The Home Insurance Building is considered to be the first skyscraper in the world. It was supported both inside and outside by steel and metal that were deemed fireproof and also it was reinforced with concrete. It originally had ten stories but in 1891 two more were added.

Age 4

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.
1901 · Assassination of Mckinley

Age 19

President William McKinley was shot at the Temple of Music, in the Pan-American Exposition, while shaking hands with the public. Leon Czolgosz shot him twice in the abdomen because he thought it was his duty to do so. McKinley died after eight days of watch and care. He was the third American president to be assassinated. After his death, Congress passed legislation to officially make the Secret Service and gave them responsibility for protecting the President at all times.

Name Meaning

German (Jürgens): see Jurgens .

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (3)

  • Edward A Jaergens, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Edward A Juergens, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Edward A Juergens, "United States Census, 1930"

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